I’m Your Man (2021)
Director: Maria Schrader Run Time: 108 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2021
Starring: Annika Meier, Dan Stevens, Hans Löw, Maren Eggert, Sandra Hüller
“science-fiction with soul and a romance written for adults”
—Pamela Hutchinson for Empire
About the film:
Official Selection of the 2021 Berlinale and Toronto International Film Festival. Alma is a scientist coerced into participating in an extraordinary study in order to obtain research funds for her work. For three weeks, she has to live with a humanoid robot tailored to her character and needs, whose artificial intelligence is designed to be the perfect life partner for her. Enter Tom, a machine in human form in a class of its own, created solely to make her happy.
I’m Your Man is Germany’s official submission for Best International Feature at the 94th Academy Awards.
About the filmmaker:
Maria Schrader was born in Hanover and studied drama at Vienna’s Max Reinhardt Seminar. Her many acting credits include I Was On Mars, which she co-wrote, The Giraffe, which she co-directed and co-wrote, the internationally popular TV series Deutschland 83, and Aimée & Jaguar which earned her a Silver Bear at Berlin in 1999. She wrote and directed the feature film Love Life and won an Emmy Award for her direction of the Netflix series Unorthodox.
Schrader’s film I’m Your Man won four German Film Awards and was selected as the country’s official entry for Best International Feature Film to the 2022 Academy Awards.See more upcoming films